I’m excited to announce that I have a new article published with my good friend Michael K. Barbour. This is some work that Michael did while he was still in Michigan, and I was invited to do some writing with him to ground the data in existing literature about mobile technologies. Here’s the abstract: The Read more

An Exploration of Faculty Members’ Student-centeredness in the Field of Instructional Design & Technology Dear instructional design & technology colleagues, friends, and students, I’m Michael Grant, a faculty member at the University of South Carolina, and I am conducting a research study titled, “An Exploration of Faculty Members¹ Student-centeredness in the Field of Instructional Design Read more

I’m excited to share about a new manuscript that was just accepted for publication.  “Teaching and learning with mobile computing devices: Case study in K-12 classrooms” was accepted by TechTrends today.  But what is special about this publication is that it was a collaboration among a doctoral course where we planned, conducted, analyzed, and wrote Read more

I wanted to give a quick shout-out to a doctoral student of mine, Dorian Brown.  She has been selected by our IDT faculty as the outstanding doctoral student for this year.  She will be presented with the award at our university’s annual honors assembly in April. If you happen to know Dorian, please give her Read more

I have awesome students.  It’s a simple truth.  I will admittedly get bogged down and discouraged along the road during a semester about what my students aren’t learning, aren’t accomplishing, or aren’t living up to, blah, blah, blah.  But there are times when I am poignantly reminded that my students are great and they are Read more

The Research & Theory Division of AECT is hosting our next professional development seminar.  Here are the details, and I hope you’ll plan to attend. Scheduled on Feb 6, 2014 at 1:30pm (EST) Invited speaker: Dr. Ryan Baker (http://www.columbia.edu/~rsb2162/) Topic:  Learning Analytics – Potential and Principles Abstract Increasingly,  students’  educational  experiences  occur  in  the  context Read more